the presidential election, one-fifth, one-fifth of the united states is bracing for this gargantuan storm hitting here, all up and down. it will be hitting all up and down the east coast. take a look here as we have pictures all up and down the east coast. we'll be looking with you. first of all, obviously, you're looking at this. this is from space. this is sandy there swirling. these are images thanks to nasa. a little earlier in the day where you can see it is this gigantic storm, been as basically the swath between memphis and los angeles if you were going to try to map that. want to move on, though, and tell you as we have these live pictures here, atlantic city, these are tape pictures, but you can see, look at the water here. some cars moving. atlantic city. we've been looking into atlantic counties, specifically, something like five feet of water on some of these roads and, folks, it will get worse. right now we know of at least 116,000 homes without power. those numbers will obviously change. but i just want to hit home this point, that everything about sandy is huge. you see the system.